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Black Forest cake

Black Forest Cake – Not Traditional

What is a traditional Black Forest Cake? A traditional Black Forest Cake is a chocolate sponge cake brushed with kirsch with a kirsch cherry filling. It is covered in whipped cream and topped with more cherries. It is not an overly sweet dessert but instead is a more complex flavours adult type dessert. My “Black […]

Cheddar Irish Soda Bread

Cheddar Irish Soda Bread Recipe

A quick bread that tastes amazing Sometimes you want bread but don’t have the time for hours of proofing dough. This is where Irish Soda Bread comes to the rescue. This bread requires no yeast and can be made rather quickly with minimal ingredients. It’s also very versatile in that you can customize the flavours […]

Swedish Cardamom Buns

Delicious Swedish Cardamom Buns

An alternative to the usual cinnamon bun Don’t get me wrong. I do like a good cinnamon bun but when I saw this recipe, I knew I had to try it. I love the taste of cardamom in baking. I didn’t grow up in a household that used this spice in baking so for me, […]

Orange Bowknots with a cup of tea

Orange Bowknots Recipe – Looks Fancy, Tastes Great

Orange-flavoured, soft pillowy dough knots of goodness I was at an Indigo store looking around and found a food magazine that piqued my interest. I don’t tend to buy magazines since in some cases they cost more than an actual whole recipe book but this one was interesting. Maybe I was hungry but all the […]

Chewy molasses spice cookies with a cup of tea

Chewy Molasses Spice Cookies

Possibly my favorite cookie Chewy Molasses Spice Cookies. I could eat these every day. I love the soft texture and flavours of these cookies. I’m sure most people think of these in the fall/winter but I’ll make them and eat them any time of the year. This is another Martha Stewart recipe. You can find […]